No. Pro Bono means the lawyer isn't charging the client. If the court awards the lawyer costs or legal fees that doesn't change anything and the client certainly isn't entitled to that money.
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No. Just means lawyer didn't charge the client. The court is free to award atty fees. (FYI, I am not a NY atty).
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The attorney is permitted to seek fees from the opposing party without charging his or her own client.
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